What is Ikura Salted Salmon Roe?

Ikura Salted Salmon Roe, also known as "Ikura," is the roe or eggs extracted from fresh salmon. When freshly harvested, salmon roe has a shiny, orange-yellow color and large round eggs ranging in size from 5mm to 1cm.

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Taste of Ikura Salted Salmon Roe

Indulging in Ikura Salted Salmon Roe offers a delightful experience. When consumed, the roe bursts and releases a burst of briny liquid, delivering a rich and savory taste with a hint of subtle sweetness, perfectly fresh and delicious.

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Production Process of Ikura Salted Salmon Roe

Within four hours of catching, the chilled salmon is transported to the roe extraction facility. The roe is then carefully cleaned, sieved to separate eggs of the desired size, and immersed in a pre-determined saltwater solution. Afterward, the roe is dried and packaged in boxes.

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The freezing process takes place no later than two hours after extraction to ensure that the Ikura Salmon Roe retains its freshness and high nutritional content.

Ikura Salted Salmon Roe made from Chum Salmon

Different types of salmon roe have their own unique flavors. The Ikura Salted Salmon Roe at The Alaska Prime is made from Chum Salmon, a popular red roe variety found in the waters of Alaska. Chum Salmon roe is highly sought after and known for its vibrant orange color with red specks. The eggs are relatively large, with a diameter of up to 9mm, and possess a delightful aroma.

Nutritional Value of Ikura Salted Salmon Roe

Ikura Salted Salmon Roe is packed with essential nutrients and minerals, including potassium, calcium, zinc, a range of vitamins (A, B12, D, E), omega-3, and omega-6 fatty acids. It offers remarkable health benefits, such as:

Abundant Omega-3 content helps lower cholesterol, improve blood circulation, reduce the risk of blood clotting, and prevent cardiovascular diseases.

Provides DHA, EPA, Calcium, and Vitamin D, which are beneficial for brain function and the development of children.

DHA improves vision, promotes skin health, and has anti-aging properties.

Lecithin in salmon roe helps prevent Alzheimer's disease, eczema, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, and psoriasis.

Supports bone and muscle development.

Enjoying Ikura Salted Salmon Roe

Sushi with Ikura

Savor the authentic taste of Japan by enjoying the natural freshness of Ikura Salted Salmon Roe in sushi.

Salad with Ikura

Mix Ikura Salted Salmon Roe with lettuce, carrots, shredded cabbage, mayonnaise, and other ingredients to create a delectable and irresistible combination. The fresh and crisp flavors of the vegetables complement the rich, salty, and creamy taste of the salmon roe.

Sashimi with Ikura

Sometimes, the salmon roe is served individually as sashimi. Placed on cucumber slices or shiso leaves, this is the purest way to experience the natural flavors of Ikura Salted Salmon Roe.

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Pairing with Bread/Sandwich

Combining Ikura Salted Salmon Roe with bread or in a sandwich creates a perfect and nutritious combination. It is especially convenient for busy days.

Usage and Storage Instructions for Japanese Ikura Salted Salmon Roe

Usage Instructions:

Thaw naturally or use a microwave before preparation.

It is recommended to consume the roe on the same day after opening to ensure the best quality.

Do not refreeze the roe after thawing.

Shelf life: 24 months from the production date.


To preserve the best flavor and nutritional value, store the salmon roe refrigerated and uncooked. Keep it in the freezer compartment of your refrigerator at a temperature between -18°C and -23°C.

Product Specifications: 500 grams/box

Origin: United States | Manufacturer: Pacific Star Seafood, specializing in the trading and supply of diverse seafood products from Alaska and the North Pacific since 2002.